Updated Suzuki Swift now available in PH

Suzuki Philippines surprised everyone by (quietly) launching an updated version of the Suzuki Swift hatchback.

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Its important to point out, that the changes made to the Swift are minimal. For starters, the exterior upgrade is centralized to the front fascia. The new grille now sports a studded net pattern as opposed to the old ones horizontal slats chrome slats.

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That’s pretty much it for the aesthetic upgrades, the most notable one is in the interior. The new Swift now has a new 8-inch infotainment screen, that has drum roll please Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Which is a welcome upgrade, considering most consumers regard those as essential features for any new car they’re considering.

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Photo: Suzuki PH

Lastly, the powertrain stays the same. Powering the new Swift is the familiar 1.2-liter in-line 4 gasoline engine that produces 82PS and 113Nm of torque. The engine is then paired with a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).

Price for the lone variant of the new Swift is Php 844,000

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